Vacancies

“I have sometimes told people … that Playcentre is responsible for my glorious career”- Dame Catherine Tizzard, NZ’s first woman Governor-General

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Session Facilitator Halswell Playcentre – four sessions per week

Canterbury

Halswell Playcentre are looking for a permanent part-time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. This role will begin at the start of Term One 2021.

Closing date: Monday 23rd November 2020

 

Session Facilitator Diamond Harbour Playcentre – permanent part-time

Canterbury

Diamond Harbour Playcentre are looking for a permanent part-time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions. This role will begin at the start of Term One 2021.

Closing date: Monday 23rd November 2020

Centre Support Worker – Wellington region – Fixed-term

Wellington

Exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for Playcentre.

Fixed-term role required now until the end of Term 1 2021 (16 April 2021)

Closing date: Wednesday 11th November 2020

Centre Support Worker – Taranaki region – Fixed-term

Taranaki

Fixed term role now until the end of Term 1 2021 – 16 April 2021

We are recruiting Centre Support Workers for several Playcentres in the Taranaki region. This role will be for up to 24 hours per fortnight. Travel will be required. 

Closing date: Wednesday 11th November

Session Support Worker at Wakefield Playcentre – Fixed-term

Tasman

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, calm and engaging to provide support for he tamaiti and our Playcentre whānau.

Closing date: Wednesday 11th November 2020

Session Support Worker – Motueka Playcentre

Tasman

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, calm and engaging to provide support for he tamaiti and our Playcentre whānau.

Closing date: Tuesday 10th November 2020

Session Facilitator at Parklands Playcentre Kamo – Fixed-term

Northland

We are looking for a session facilitator to join our team of dedicated whānau at Parklands Playcentre Kamo.  We are a well-resourced centre with a strong focus on nature play, blessed with spacious grounds including an established nature playground. 

Closing date: Friday 18th December 2020

Session Support Worker – Haumoana Playcentre

Wellington

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community

Closing date: Friday 13th November 2020

Session Support Worker – Eastside Playcentre – Fixed-term

Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education?
  • Could you support parents with the running of sessions?

Closing date: Friday 6th November 2020

Session Facilitator at Mapua Playcentre

Canterbury

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for 2 sessions per week on Monday and Thursday mornings to start as soon as possible.

Closing date: Monday 9th November 2020

Session Facilitator at Cust/West Eyreton Playcentre

Canterbury

Cust/West Eyreton Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.

Closing date: Friday 6th November 2020

Session Support Relievers – Richmond Playcentre Invercargill

Southland

The purpose of this position is to assist parents and caregivers to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre’s philosophy and current practices. This is relief work and will be on a casual basis.

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Session Facilitator Westport Playcentre – permanent part-time

West Coast

We are looking for a motivated person who is enthusiastic, fun loving and creative to provide leadership to our parent led team for two sessions per week on Wednesdays and Fridays, during school term time.

Closing date: Friday 30th October 2020

Programme Coordinator – Upper South Island

Canterbury

Fixed-term position located in our Christchurch office – ten hours per week to 1 April 2021 (flexible days of work)

Closing date: Friday 16th October 2020

Session Facilitator Linwood Playcentre

Canterbury

Linwood Playcentre are looking for a permanent part time Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions

Closing date:  Friday 23rd October 2020

 

Session Facilitator at Rolleston Playcentre – Fixed-term

Canterbury

Rolleston Playcentre are looking for a part time fixed-term Session Facilitator to support their tamariki, parents and whānau in leading great sessions.

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020

Papatoetoe Playcentre Session Facilitator – Fixed-term

Auckland

Te Whānau Tupu Ngātahi o Aotearoa – Playcentre Aotearoa is a well known and loved Early Childhood organisation with over 70 years of supporting parents to take the lead in their children’s learning through play. Playcentre operates 450 Playcentres throughout the country and has just over 1000 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles.

Closing date: Monday 5th October (12pm)

Hillsborough Playcentre Session Facilitator – Fixed-term

Auckland

Te Whānau Tupu Ngātahi o Aotearoa – Playcentre Aotearoa is a well known and loved Early Childhood organisation with over 70 years of supporting parents to take the lead in their children’s learning through play. Playcentre operates 450 Playcentres throughout the country and has just over 1000 staff members who are employed in and over a number of roles.

Closing date: Monday 5th October (12pm)

Havelock North Playcentre Session Support Worker – Fixed Term – Term 4 2020

Hawke's Bay
  • Are your passionate about Early Childhood Education?
  • Could you support parents with the running of sessions?

Closing date: Thursday 24 September

Paremata Playcentre Session Support Worker – Fixed Term

Wellington

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic session support worker to join our well-resourced and vibrant Playcentre Community

Closing date: Sunday 13th September 2020

Session Facilitator at Opotiki Playcentre

Bay of Plenty

Opotiki Playcentre on Goring Street have a part-time Session Facilitator position to fill.

Closing Date: 12 September 2020

Session Support at Horotiu Playcentre – Fixed Term

Waikato

Horotiu Playcentre (just north of Hamilton) have currently got a Fixed Term Session Support position to be filled.

Closing date: 5th August 2020

Session Support Relievers

Auckland

The purpose of this position is to assist parents and caregivers on session to ensure sessions run smoothly, parents are supported in their role as kaiako and children’s needs are catered for, while role modelling Playcentre’s philosophy and current practices.  This is relief work and will be on a casual basis.

Closing date : 24 June 2020

Session Facilitator – Normandale Playcentre

Wellington

A permanent part time position (up to 11.5 hours per week during term time) has opened up in Lower Hutt.

Closing date: Open

Session Support Worker – Taranaki

Taranaki

Permanent part-time position at Stratford Playcentre in Taranaki.

Closing date: Open (as soon as possible)

Are you thinking that one day you will return to full-on paid work? Do you shudder to think that you’ve gone rusty, lost your edge, lack any workplace skills and that employers will think you’re ‘Just a Mum/Dad’?

Playcentre offers us a wealth of ways to help us bridge this transition. We can increase/ maintain our employability by gaining/ maintaining skills from being on team, holding a specific role and undertaking adult education.